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Samuel Charles PEARSON

Regimental number5400
Place of birthKent England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressCoraki via Lismore, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ann Pearson, Coraki via Lismore, New South Wales
Enlistment date7 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 8 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Recommendation date: 27 February 1918

FateReturned to Australia 20 December 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4243 Pte Joseph David PEARSON, 26th Bn, killed in action, 5 November 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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